Deanna T. Nardy
Field: Modern Japanese Literature
Advisor: Takuya Tsunoda
Deanna T. Nardy is a Ph.D. candidate in modern Japanese literature and visual media. Before returning to Columbia, she received her MA in Contemporary Culture Studies from Kyoto University (2018), and her BA in East Asian Languages and Cultures from Columbia University (2015). Her research interests include black studies and decolonial theories and their circulation in Japan, black literature in translation, postwar rental comics, and the processes by which art constitutes revolutionary praxis and fosters radical subjectivity.